Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (298)

Dessie Ellis


298. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for Education and Skills if students of a school (details supplied) will be moved to their temporary location when the new term starts in September. [31528/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The major building project for the school referred to by the Deputy is at an advanced stage of architectural planning. The current stage 2(b) includes applications for Planning Permission, Fire Safety Certificate, Disability Access Certificate and the preparation of tender documents. The project is listed on the five year school building programme to go to construction in 2014/2015. The project includes the temporary relocation of the school to allow construction on the existing site. The transfer of students to the temporary accommodation will be programmed in time to allow the commencement of construction on site. It is not proposed to relocate the students to the temporary accommodation prior to this.